Abuja -Nigeria attracted over N16 billion ($96m) in the non-oil sector of the economy in 2013, reports Daily Trust..
Dr. Olusegun Aganga, Minister of Trade and Investment, said this was achieved through proactive trade policies and incentives for non-oil exports introduced by federal government.
According to him, Nigeria has improved on its investment environment as over 10,000 new cooperatives were formed in 2013, bringing the number of new entrepreneurs to 225,000.
He added that the government plans to boost trade between the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) through the acquisition of vessels that will operates within the ECOWAS and Central African countries.
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